Source: citifmonline. com - The Chairman of Parliament’s Appointments Committee, Joseph Osei-Owusu has said he will not discontinue vetting of ministerial nominees despite the scandal in which he, the Minister of Energy, Boakye Agyarko and minority members on the committee have been accused of bribery.
Source: starrfmonline. com - Chairman of the Appointments Committee of Parliament Joe Osei-Owusu has said he will proceed to the court next Tuesday to prove his innocence in the bribery scandal that has rocked his committee.
Source: citifmonline. com - The African Centre for Parliamentary Affairs (ACEPA) has noted that the bribery allegation involving the Minister of Energy, Boakye Agyarko and members of the minority on the Appointments Committee is likely to tarnish the image of Ghana’s Parliament.
Source: peacefmonline. com - The Krontihene of Sunyani Traditional Council, Nana Bofotia Boaponsem II, says the appointment of Lawyer Kwaku Asomah-Cheremeh as the Brong Ahafo Regional Minister shows the disrespectful nature of President Akufo-Addo.
Source: starrfmonline. com - President Akufo-Addo has removed Moses Asaga as the Chief Executive Officer of the National Petroleum Authority (NPA).
A care-taker CEO Hassan Tampuli, who is a legal practitioner, has been appointed.
Source: ultimatefmonline. com - A former Interior Minister and Member of Parliament (MP) for Navrongo Central Mark Owen Woyongo, has announced his retirement in politics and disclosed that he will not be contesting any political position again.
Source: Daily Graphic Ghana - The 2016 presidential candidate of the Progressive People's Party (PPP), Papa Kwesi Nduom insists that his party remains an alternative to Ghana's political establishment despite a poor showing in the 2016 general elections.
Source: starrfmonline. com - The Greater Accra regional Branch of the ruling NDC has called on the leadership of the opposition New Patriotic Party to call its “hooligans” to order or risk provoking a violent reaction from.
The warning from the party comes on the back of the Sunday clashes between some members of the NDC, who were on a health walk, and the security detail of the NPP flagbearer, in front of his Nima residence in Accra. The melee which resulted in gunshots was coiled by the Nima police who were swift in response.
Greater Accra regional organiser of the governing National Democratic Congress (NDC), Anthony Nukpenu, has denied reports that members of the party threw stones and hurled bottles at the house of opposition flag bearer Nana Akufo-Addo at Nima.
Source: myradio360. com - Henry Kwabena Kokofu, Member of Parliament (MP) for Bantama has taken a swipe at President Mahama for saying there is no unity in the New Patriotic Party (NPP).